2812, 2018
  • The Year in Chemistry – 2018

The Year in Chemistry: 2018’s biggest chemistry stories

December 28th, 2018|

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As we head into 2019, it’s time to take a look back at some of the biggest chemistry news stories over the past year. This year’s chemistry news featured water on Mars, the effects of e-cigarettes, new types of isomerism and bonding, and more!

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2712, 2018
  • 013 ChemMonthly Dec 2018

#ChemMonthly December 2018: A new type of bonding, ‘reverse racemisation’, and fluorinated compounds in cosmetics

December 27th, 2018|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new type of chemical bonding, a catalyst that can reverse racemisation, an investigation of fluorinated compounds in cosmetics, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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712, 2018
  • 012 ChemMonthly Nov 2018

#ChemMonthly November 2018: New mole definition, a ‘Chemputer’, and llama flu antibodies

December 7th, 2018|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the confirmation of a definition change for the kilogram and the mole, a ‘chemputer’ which can automate the synthesis of drugs, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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211, 2018
  • 011 ChemMonthly October 2018

#ChemMonthly October 2018: Chemistry-based film ratings, nanoparticles vs snake venom, and the first double aromatic molecule

November 2nd, 2018|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a new technique to determine the structures of small molecules, how the chemicals we give off in the cinema give clues to film’s age ratings, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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710, 2018
  • 010 ChemMonthly September 2018

#ChemMonthly September 2018: Hydrogen from plastic waste, the cleaning potential of saliva, and glyphosate’s effect on honeybees

October 7th, 2018|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on a process to convert plastic waste into hydrogen, the cleaning potential of saliva, a polymer coating that can cool down building surfaces, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories.

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309, 2018
  • 009 ChemMonthly August 2018

#ChemMonthly August 2018: Hearing proteins, an organic solar cell record, and a planet with a titanium and iron atmosphere

September 3rd, 2018|

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Here’s the monthly summary of chemistry stories that have hit the news. This month features news on the identification of proteins that help us hear, an exoplanet with an atmosphere of titanium and iron, and more! Larger summary images for each item are provided below, along with links to articles and studies for all the featured stories. […]